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WPT’s July “Director’s Cut” Highlights Independent Filmmakers and Their Films
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June 17, 2013
Wisconsin Public Television’s (WPT) July Director’s Cut interviews local filmmakers followed by a presentation their film on Director’s Cut Presents.
At 10 p.m. Friday, July 5, Director’s Cut Guest Host Pete Schwaba interviews director John Mossman about his film “Into the Wake.” At 10:30 p.m., Director’s Cut Presents features the thriller film. In the film, Kyle is leading a seemingly normal existence in Chicago until a cryptic phone call from a stranger, draws him back to the hills and riverbanks of Wisconsin to resolve a decades-old blood feud between his family and another clan. Kyle soon finds himself a prisoner in a rural shack, enmeshed in a cycle of vengeance that may force him to atone for the sins of his past.
At 10 p.m. Friday, July 12, Director’s Cut Guest Host Doug Gordon interviews John Pata and Adam Bartlett about their film “Dead Weight.” The film’s protagonist, Charlie Russell, travels the wilderness in the aftermath of an apocalyptic viral outbreak searching for his girlfriend.
At 10 p.m. Friday, July 19, Director’s Cut Guest Host Pete Schwaba interviews Karin Hayes, director of “We’re Not Broke.” The film tells the story U.S. corporations that have hidden more than a trillion dollars from the government and how frustrated citizens vow to make the corporations pay their fair share.
At 10 p.m. On Friday, July 26, Director’s Cut interviews director JJ Kelley and editor Ben Gottfried about their film “Go Ganges!” In the film, two friends test their skills on an epic adventure down India's sacred river. Battling unimaginable hardships, they test their limits on the planet's most populated, polluted and holy river.
To learn more about Director’s Cut, visit wpt.org/directorscut on the Web.
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